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Kenyan doctors find anti-fertility agent in UN tetanus vaccine

Kenya’s Catholic bishops are charging two United Nations organizations with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus inoculation program sponsored by the Kenyan government. 133 more words

Charity

Studying women's rights with Kristof and WuDunn

“Women hold up half the sky” -Mao Zedong

Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, spouses and sharers of a Pulitzer Prize, looked to this quote for the title of their co-authored book, Half The Sky: Turning Opportunity into Oppression for Women Worldwide. 1,282 more words

Human Rights

WHO Priorities:

Cigarette Taxes. Apparently there’s nothing more pressing going on with world health.

Miscellaneous

The 3 Aspects of a Healthy, Balanced Lifestyle

The World Health Organization defines health as “…a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” 557 more words

Health

WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst ever outbreak of the disease. 603 more words

UN calls for Ebola passenger screening as W. Africa death toll passes 1,200

The number of cases of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has climbed to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organization said. It urged affected countries to screen all people at international airports. 720 more words

Ebola outbreak scale ‘vastly underestimated’ – WHO

The official death toll from the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa is currently standing at 1,145 deaths out of 2,127 cases, but the numbers could be vastly underestimated, the World Health Organization has warned. 219 more words